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Re: User-definable custom lists of pages (based on preferred topics, flags and more)

From: Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2013 15:10:30 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHZLcPpRDU+tcCLBNgg6pLKDKSvmcmfnyby9geZtewpuPuX0CA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Fro & Paul,

I've been working with these user-definable lists, dropping the
Configurable_Query template in the Getting Started page to display lists of
articles for given tasks. You can see where I'm going with this at
http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/User:Scottrowe/test.

In order to use the Customized_Lists_Form_Header template, I'd like to be
able to set the heading level - h2, h3, h4, etc., heading text, and have a
free text field. So all the canned text, "Decide what is displayed... You
can add your own..." would then be configurable and editable.

That way I could include all the Getting Started preamble in the form
header. Since I can't drop the _Form_Header in the Getting Started page
without it floating to top of the page automatically, I need a way to
incorporate the text into the form.

In the Configurable_Query template, I'd like to make the heading level
configurable too, and I'd like to have a free text field under the heading
so I can describe the list of results and provide links to the Editor's
Guide for how to do various edits.

Can you include these tidbits?

Also, a small boog: when I click on More results in a list, the list opens
in a new page with three columns - adding a Page# column. Can you remove
that column?

Great work here, dudes!
+Scott





On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 8:44 AM, Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com> wrote:

> Thanks Doug, I appreciate your enthusiasm!
>
> And we should be judicious of our time and resources. If time futzing
> around with priorities would be just as well spent working on the issues,
> then it's not worth doing. Furthermore, it's all got to be done sooner or
> later. I think people will be capable of picking the more important issues
> out of a list without having guidance in the form of "P0" or "P1" or
> whatever.
>
> In other news, I've created the new High-level issue property, "Needs
> Review." (Hoo boy, did it take forever to figure out the property page name
> for this!) So now, once an article is de-flagged or created, the editor can
> set the "Needs Review" flag, and the issue will get listed under "Articles
> Needing Review" in the Getting Started page.
>
> I've also made a copy of the Getting Started page in my User: directory
> and have begun tinkering with redesign.
>
> See you all in the conf call!
>
> +Scott
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 4:18 AM, Doug May <intuedge@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Still getting used to the public list.
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> To: Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com>
>> Cc: wrong address
>>
>> > ... the process of assigning priority is going to be manual
>> > and messy.
>>
>> If you insist....
>>
>> In my book, laziness is the mother of invention, and I've managed to
>> eliminate or at least streamline a lot of manual processes over the
>> years.
>>
>> I look forward to at least trying.
>>
>> DougM
>>
>>
>
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